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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ricotta
48 years experience Vascular Surgery
Follow up: YOU don't "treat" this , it is the result of an operation. In general if the graft is successful and wounds heal it should last for years. Most surgeo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
40 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Leg pain: A fem- fem bypass is indicated for patients with incapacitating leg pain on walking or threatened limb loss, associated with a iliac artery occlusion ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Everett
32 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Less pain...: CABG statistically should relieve chest pain or angina and prolong life expectancy for most indications. Graft patency of veins should be about 50% a ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Mott
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Good results: CABG surgery has good long term results. You can expect to live longer, have less cardiac interventions, and relief from angina. The lima graft has >9 ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
DVT Prophyllaxis: Advised for deep vein thrombosis prophyllaxis in post operative patients.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Probably: Aorta-coronary bypasses can become occluded or narrow over time. Do not smoke take your aspirin take your statin cardiovascular exercize and weigh ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
31 years experience Cardiology
It varies: It all depends how was the patient going into the surgery and how the surgery went. Usually if a healthy patient undergoes CABG surgery, he is ECT una ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
40 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Not unexpected: Removing one of the veins in your leg can cause some swelling. This is usually limited and resolves after several weeks, but can persist.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
46 years experience Cardiology
Relief of angina: This is a "detour" created to get blood past a blockage of an artery to supply the heart muscle. It is done to relieve angina, and in some specific ci ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Carefully: The distal end of the internal mammary artery is anastomosed to the coronary artery distal to the atheromatous plaque using 8-0 polypropilene and high ... Read More
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